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Around the world of MMA: January 20th

There were quite a few fight night level event this last weekend but this coming weekend will ramp things up a bit: Reviews Invicta FC 27: Kaufman vs. Kianzad Invicta FC hosted an event at the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Missouri on Sat, Jan 13 on UFC Fight Pass: Catchweight (136.7 lbs) Sarah Kaufman def. Pannie Kianzad Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Flyweight Vanessa Porto def.

MMA Freak July 2017 Rankings

Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, been inactive for twelve months or retired are ineligible: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (6/28/17) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) 2) Jon Jones (N/A) 3) Conor McGregor (3) 4) Stipe Miocic (4) 5) Michael Bisping (5) 6) Tyron Woodley (6) 7) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8) – Was willing to face Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 213 but was turned down. 8) Cody Garbrandt (9) 9) Max Holloway

Around the world of MMA: May 28th

There was quite a bit happening during the weekend and there will be some fight night action coming this weekend: Reviews Bellator 179: MacDonald vs. Paul Daley Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SSE Arena in London, England on Friday, May 19th broadcast on Spike TV: Welterweight Rory MacDonald def. Paul Daley Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 1:45 Light Heavyweight Linton Vassell def. Liam McGeary Submission (arm-triangle choke) 3 2:28

Around the world of MMA: May 19-20

There was a good fight this last weekend and thing are only going full force forward going into this week as well: Review UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos 2 The UFC hosted an event at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, May 13th on pay-per-view: Heavyweight Stipe Miocic (c) def. Junior dos Santos TKO (punches) 1 2:22 Women’s Strawweight Joanna Jędrzejczyk (c) def. Jéssica Andrade Decision

Rory MacDonald signs with Bellator!

Rory “Red King” MacDonald is now a Bellator fighter, following a period of free agency, according to several reports. Also, the UFC has scrubbed him from their rankings, so that tells me it’s a done deal. What do you think of this?

Top 10 MMA Welterweights: June 2016

Note Tyron Woodley is ineligible for the rankings. Also the rankings are an open ballots on the mmaforum.com: Top 10 MMA Welterweights (5/29/16) 1) Robbie Lawler (1)  Robbie Lawler will be defending his title against Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 on July 30th in Atlanta, Georgia. The question is whether Lawler will survive another war and Woodley is an opponent that cannot be taken lightly. 2) Stephen Thompson (4) Without a doubt, Stephen Thompson earned the

Around the world of MMA: June 24th

It was a busy weekend when it comes to MMA but this weekend will be a little bit of a break. Here are the results: Reviews Bellator 156: Galvao vs. Dantas Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, CA on Friday, June 17th broadcast on Spike TV: Bantamweight Eduardo Dantas def. Marcos Galvao (c) Decision (unanimous) (50-45, 50-44, 50-43) 5 5:00 Welterweight Chidi Njokuani def.

Valarie Leourneau & Joanne Calderwood talk to Tom Heffernan ahead of UFC Fight Night 89

UFC FightNight 89 takes place on Saturday night at the TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Canada and sees Joanne Calderwood square off against Canada’s Valarie Letourneau in a specially commissioned flyweight (125-pounds) contest. Letourneau’s last fight was a five-round battle with Polish superstar Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the strwawweight title, but despite losing a unanimous decision, Valarie impressed with a resilient toe-to-toe performance against the former six-time Muay Thai world champion.  Calderwood